Del Mar College

101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi
TX, 78404-3897
Tel: (361)698-1255
11,051 students
Public institution

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Del Mar College is a comprehensive community college with two primary campuses located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Del Mar College is supported by local taxes, appropriations by the Texas Legislature, tuition and fees, and gifts and grants.
School Highlights:
Del Mar College serves 11,051 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Del Mar College is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Corpus Christi (2.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Del Mar College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 11,051 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,051 students
1,287 students
Del Mar College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,215 students
832 students
Del Mar College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,836 students
1,021 students
Del Mar College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Del Mar College sch enrollment Del Mar College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Del Mar College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
61%
7%
Del Mar College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Del Mar College Black (2006-2012)
% White
34%
66%
Del Mar College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Del Mar College sch ethnicity Del Mar College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.51 0.45
Del Mar College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,686 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,648 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,686 $5,890
Del Mar College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,648 $10,050
Del Mar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Del Mar College, a comprehensive community college in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. The college offer more academic, occupational, technical and continuing education programs than any other college or university in the area. Each year, over 24,000 students enroll in one of our 150 different credit and noncredit programs. The college offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees in over 50 university transfer majors; Associate in Applied Science degrees, Enhanced Skills Certificates, and Certificates of Achievement in more than 80 occupational fields. The College offers special scheduling options including Rapid Track, weekend, videoconferencing, telecourses, short-semester, off-campus, and online courses. 330 students took telecourses in the Fall 2003 semester, and over 1,900 students took courses online. Over 180 students took Rapid Track courses in the first Fall Rapid Track session, and over 640 students took courses on weekends. Del Mar College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates of Achievement and Associate degrees.

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